Yes, it’s that time of the year, where the Tax man is beefing up their Helpline, RRSP vendors are out for your last buck, and financial bloggers like me give you useful tax tips, in Canada, it is Tax Time!
This is the season when folks like Mark over at the Blunt Bean Counter earn their money, and I start getting odd e-mails about whether you can claim your dog as a dependent (the simple answer is NO! you cannot).
How better to celebrate this festive season than a Turbotax (on-line) giveaway. What is Turbotax on-line? Here is a helpful blurb about the software:
With TurboTax Online or ImpôtRapide en ligne, you prep your taxes and pay at the end, when you’re happy with the result and ready to NETFILE.
As this is Canada, I like to stick with the concept that contest winners need to answer a skill testing question, or have to do something (I don’t give stuff away for free, just ask my kids).
This year we have a simple question that, you must answer in the comments of this article, by February 6th to be considered for this free software (I am giving 3 codes away).
Question: The stupidest thing I ever left off my tax return was _____________
(fill in the blank)
The winner will be chosen (at random) from the entries that qualify (i.e. you can’t just put in, “GIVE ME THE SOFTWARE” and be considered).